Brunch is always a treat, but when you’re high in the sky experiencing beautiful views over the Capital, it just feels that little bit more luxurious.

A Brunch with a view is the perfect option for groups, celebrations, parties or even a romantic Brunch for two. Fortunately for you lucky Brunchers, we’ve rounded up the most jaw-droppingly stunning places you can Brunch with a view in London. Here's 10 of the best:

The Barge House


Brunch at The Barge House | 10 Best Spots to Brunch with a View LondonThe instantly iconic and infinitely Instagrammable Brunch bowls are enough of a reason to visit The Barge House, but the canalside views mean its get a spot on every Bruncher's Bucket list as an absolute must see. The eponymous barge lies in front of this East London eatery, where you can enjoy their signature Brunch dish of a sourdough bread bowl stuffed with cheese, eggs, herbs and other fillings. The Original comes with slow roasted tomato, leeks, oyster mushrooms and topped with egg and cheese and now they have vegetarian and vegan versions to whet any meat-free appetites. 

Where is it? 

46a De Beauvoir Crescent, London, N1 5RY

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Searcy’s at the Gherkin

Group Brunch at The Gherkin | 10 best spots to Brunch with a view in LondonTowering 39 storeys high in the famous Gherkin stands HELIX Restaurant, a refined eatery with a stunning Brunch menu and panoramic views of the city below. Named after the helix-like structure of the building, the sleek, cosmopolitan interior is befitting of a flawless menu, which is spearheaded by master Chef Daniel Loftin and his dedicated team. Sip the crispest Champagne whilst soaking up breath-taking 360-degree views of the city and pamper yourself with a 4-course Perrier-Jouet Champagne Brunch.

Where is it?

30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP

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Sky Garden at the Darwin Brasseries

Brunch and View from the Sky Garden | 10 best spots to Brunch with a view in LondonPerched atop the 36th floor of Sky Garden, Darwin Brasserie is a contemporary and elegant restaurant with sweeping views of Central London, where guests can start their day off in style while overlooking famous landmarks such as St Paul’s Cathedral. Its understated charm makes it the perfect hangout spot for a lavish Brunch buffet, though it retains the high-quality feel of a fine-dining restaurant with sparkling glassware, a muted colour palette and welcoming staff.

The Weekend Buffet Brunch offers a choice of main courses (the roast pork belly with polenta, chorizo and smoked tomato chutney is a winner, as is the classic eggs benedict) and unlimited starters as well as a dessert buffet.

Where is it?

Level 36, Sky Garden, 20 Philpot Lane, London, EC3M 8AF

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City Cruises London

City Cruises London | 10 Best Spots to Brunch with a View LondonStart your Sunday sailing along the River Thames with magnificent views of the city, whilst sipping on fizz and tucking into bottomless finger-food canapes. With Ibiza style chill out tunes courtesy of the on board DJ, you'll enjoy 2.5 hours of pure bliss. Guests will enjoy a glass of sparking wine on arrival and have access to an on board bar where additional drinks can be purchased throughout the cruise.

Where is it?

Tower Pier, Lower Thames St, London, EC3N 4DT

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Oblix at the Shard View | 10 best spots to Brunch with a view in LondonOblix is set on the floor above aqua shard on the 32nd level of London’s iconic Shard. A completely different concept to aqua shard, Oblix is split across two different spaces offering views of Central London from East and West.

Oblix East showcases Rainer Becker’s signature style of urban dining and offers a luxurious 3 course Brunch menu you can upgrade to add unlimited red or white wine - or Champagne if you're feeling extra indulgent.  

Oblix West offers the same sophisticated dining experience and it is while enjoying the west side of spectacular views of central London that you can indulge in a delicious Sunday Roast menu available every Sunday from 12pm – 2:30pm.

Where is it?

The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY

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Interior of Skylon | Top 10 places to Brunch with a view in London

With jaw-dropping riverside views, it's no surprise that Weekend Brunch at Skylon is fast becoming a go-to spot for Brunch with a View. Perfectly located in Southbank just a short walk from the London, their delicious Brunch is available every Saturday from 11:30am – 3pm, where you can enjoy 2 courses for £20, or upgrade to include Bottomless Prosecco for an extra £15 per person. 

Where is it? 

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London, SE1 8XX

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The Aviary

Breakfast and View over London at the Aviary | 10 best spots to Brunch with a view in London

The Aviary is an elegant restaurant and bar on the 10th floor of the Montcalm, where mouth-watering breakfast dishes are crafted to perfection.

The Finsbury Park skyline offers stunning views of the city, the perfect backdrop to enjoy breakfast with friends. The glamorous, cosmopolitan decor attracts city-slickers though the atmosphere is still one of relaxation. Aim for a spot near the windows for the best view.

Where is it?

Royal London House, 10th Floor Montcalm, 22-25 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1DX 

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View from Bokan | 10 best spots to Brunch with a view in London

Towering high on the 38th floor of 40 Marsh Wall, Bokan is a rarefied experience, guided by the confident hand of Head Chef, Aurlie Altemaire.

Located on Canary Wharf, Brunchers can experience gorgeous, panoramic views of London while enjoying an indulgent 3 course Brunch with unlimited Prosecco.

Where is it?

40 Marsh Wall, Isle of Dogs, London, E14 9TP 

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Blueprint Café

View of the River Thames from Blueprint Cafe | 10 best spots to Brunch with a view in LondonOverlooking the River Thames, Blueprint Café is ideally located in an elevated position so Brunchers can experience striking views of Tower Bridge and Docklands. Blueprint’s stylish glazed balcony provides a relaxed environment, perfect to start your day while enjoying a delightful Saturday Brunch menu.

Where is it?

28 Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD

Duck and Waffle

View from Duck and Waffle | 10 best spots to Brunch with a view in LondonOne of London’s most exclusive Brunch spots is set on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower right in the heart of the city. Duck and Waffle boasts wall to ceiling windows and you can enjoy their eponymous dish whilst experiencing all of what London has to offer.

If you get here early enough, you can watch your view of the Big Smoke slowly unravel beneath the early morning mist. It truly is a sight to behold.

Where is it?

Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY